36 posts

XP and Lean Startup in a single image

David Bland tweeted something today that I’ve heard/thought before, but reminded me of what the essence of both XP/Agile and Lean Startup are all about. Identify all »

Speaking of Turds (A Technological Term)

httpv:// use the term “turd” often when talking about products, either hardware or software but I’m not always sure people know what I »

Things I have learned as an artist (no. 1)

At the beginning of every project and the learning of any skill, you always believe you already know what perfection is.This assumption is always false. »

Typography of web applications

One of the hardest things about designing web applications is presenting the multitude of types of information that is necessary at any one time. What do you display? What do »

Pro Tip: Encapsulate logic in Rails Views for maintainability

A Rails view anti-pattern is that they very quickly turn into a nasty tangle of conditional html blocks. Example: <code class="ruby"> <% if logged_in? »